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Robert Boyle

Robert Boyle FRS was an Anglo-Irish natural philosopher, chemist, physicist, and inventor. Boyle is largely regarded today as the first modern chemist, and therefore one of the founders of modern chemistry, and one of the pioneers of modern experimental scientific method. He is best known for Boyle's law, which describes the inversely proportional relationship between the absolute pressure and volume of a gas, if the temperature is kept constant within a closed... Read More

Born25 January 1627
Lismore Castle, Lismore, County Waterford, Ireland
Died31 December 1691 (aged 64)
London, England
NationalityIrish
FieldsPhysics, chemistry
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